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. problems at the moment. a little more volume coming towards us in the out of the. baltimore national pipe. and i start on the west side. -- a nice start on the west side. that is the very latest. back to you. >> thank you very much. for many, commuting is a part of their morning routine but would you to wake up later and have a shorter commute? >> that lets it be possible for some amtrak travelers. -- that might be true for some amtrak traveler is directed officials are looking at where the high-speed trains would entice market leaders in close the gap between plane and train travel. amtrak is launching a high-speed trial in the northeast to expedite service. they said the goal is to raise speed from the current 130 m.p.h. to 220 over the next decade, cutting current travel times and a half. by cutting travel time, they think what people might choose trains over airline to avoid airport security and more commuters will say, not sitting in traffic. economists believe the product would entice more baltimore citizens to commit -- commute. >> we are the cheapest major city on the east coast.
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